STEP Courses

Students in the STEP program can choose to take any two courses at University Park that will help them make progress to their degree. To search for summer classes visit LionPATH and set the term to Summer and the campus to University Park. Be sure to select classes that are offered during the second summer session (ending on August 9th).

Some Academic Colleges have courses they recommend student should consider taking during the STEP Program. Those Academic Colleges that have recommended courses are listed below. If your Academic College or intended major is not listed, you should check with your adviser to be sure the courses you select will help you make academic progress

SMEAL COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

BA 342 – Socially Responsible, Sustainable and Ethical Business Practices
MIS 204 – Introduction to Business Information Systems
MKTG330 – Consumer Behavior
FIN 406 – Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATIONS

COM 205.201 – Gender, Diversity and the Media

COLLEGE OF EARTH AND MINERAL SCIENCES

Meteorology
METEO 300 – Fundamentals of Atmospheric Science
ENGL 202C – Effective Writing: Technical Writing
CAS 100 – Effective Speech

Material Science and Engineering*
MATSE 201 – Introduction to Materials Science (12 week web course)
MATSE 413 – Solid State Materials (12 week web course)
*STEP Students can take one web course, please note this course begins before the STEP program, but continues through the second summer session.

Geoscience
CHEM 110 – Chemical Principles I
CHEM 112 – Chemical Principles II
ENGL 202C – Effective Writing: Technical Writing

Energy and Mineral Engineering
EGEE 101 – Energy and the Environment
EGEE 102 – Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection
EBF 200 – Introduction to Energy and Earth Sciences Economics
EBF 301 – Global Finance for the Earth, Energy, and Materials Industries
EME 460 – Geo-Resources Evaluation and Investment Analysis

COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Biobehavioral Health
BBH 101.201 – Introduction to Biobehavioral Health
BBH 101. 202 – Introduction to Biobehavioral Health
BBH 143.201 – Drugs, Behavior, and Health

Communication Science and Disorder
CSD 146 – Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders

Health Policy and Administration
HPA 057 – Consumer Choices in Health Care

Hospitality Management
HM 201 – Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry
HM 290W – Hospitality Managerial Communication

Kinesiology
KINES 100 – The Cultural and Behavioral Foundations of Kinesiology
KINES 101 – The Biophysical Foundations of Kinesiology

Nutritional Sciences
NUTR 100 – Contemporary Nutrition Concerns
NUTR 251 – Introductory Principles of Nutrition

Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management
RPTM 120 – Leisure and Human Behavior
RPTM 300 – Tourism and Leisure Behavior
RPTM 460 – Political and Legal Aspects of Recreation Services